What Happened on September 10, 1885

Famous Birthdays

  • (Theodora) "Dora" Pejačević, Croatian countess and composer (Symphony in F-sharp minor, Op. 41), born in Budapest, Kingdom of Hungary (d. 1923)
  • Berthold Altaner, German Catholic church historian (Patrologie), and educator, born in St. Annaberg, Silesia (now Góra Świętej Anny, Poland (d. 1964)
  • Carl Van Doren, American literary critic and biographer ("Benjamin Franklin" - Pulitzer Prize, 1939), born in Hope, Illinois (d. 1950)
  • Johannes de Jong, Dutch clergyman (Roman Catholic as Archbishop of Utrecht, 1936-55), born in Nes, Ameland, Netherlands (d. 1955)
Born in 1885
1885 Highlights

About September 10, 1885

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 138 years and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo